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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Oceanic; Melanesian
Title:Pot for smoking or drying fish
Date Made:20th century
Type:Container
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware and natural fibers
Place Made:Oceania; Melanesia; Malay Archipelago; New Guinea; East Sepik Province, Dimir Village
Measurements:Overall: 15 in x 11 in; 38.1 cm x 27.9 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1979.30.24
Credit Line:Gift of Mary S. Olmsted (Class of 1941)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A ceramic pot with holes on the bottom, which would be hung over a fire to allow the contents to smoke or dry.

Tags:
pottery; vessels; containers; indigenous people

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